Sunday, January 27, 2013

All Kinds Of Awesome

“On January 11, 1944, Major James Howard, alone, flew his P-51 Mustang into thirty six German fighters that were attacking a formation of American B-17 bombers. For more than a hour, Howard defended the heavy bombers against the swarm of fighters, repeatedly attacking the enemy airplanes and shooting down as many as six. The leader of the bombers reported that, “For sheer determination and guts, it was the greatest exhibition I’ve ever seen.” Howard received the Medal of Honor for his action that day.”


1 comment:

D.I. Felipe González said...

Brave. I didn´t know of any fighter pilot flying both Europe and the Pacific.